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How will you spend Memorial Day weekend in Boston? What lies ahead for your business when you return to work next week?
Glass House in Cambridge couldn't install permanent exterior signage in their great Kendall Square location. The restaurant's owner wasn't about to put mediocre signage on the menu. Shortly after calling Metro Sign & Awning, our creative designers and fabricators were able to turn those great sign ideas into reality.
Big retail shopping centers demand big, bold signage. By adding a brilliant lighting scheme, a Keene NH business made her business stand out, even among her big-box retail neighbors.
The International Sign Association's Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report shows that the sign, graphics and visual communications industry is growing well above the pace of the overall U.S. economy.
A good year for the sign, graphics and visual communications industry, index set to hit its highest levels for the industry since 2012.
The largest signs generally get the most attention for your brand and your business. But the bigger the sign, the better it needs to look. And the better it needs to be built. When size matters, customers rely on Metro Sign & Awning, with experience in designing and fabricating some of the largest signs in New England.
As you will discover from this presentation a number of surveys and studies have shown that your business signage can be a major factor in the customers' decision making.
"67 % of the consumers indicated that they had purchased a product or service because a sign caught their eye". Great infographic about the importance of business signage.
A self-declared “grammar vigilante” is spending his nights prowling the streets of Bristol and correcting the punctuation on business signs.
Among the mystery man's targets have been signs reading “Vicenzo and Son Gentlemens Hairstylists”, “Herberts the Bakery” and a greengrocer display advertising “potato’s”.
The vigilante, who goes out late at night wearing a black coat and hat, has been correcting the city's erroneous punctuation for more than 10 years.
A self-declared “grammar vigilante”, who goes out late at night wearing a black coat and hat, has been correcting the city's business signs for more than 10 years.
Walk into Spin350 Creative’s office and you’ll find part graphic design shop, part sign museum.
Every sign tells a story, and this local sign collector's office has a lot of stories to tell. We love the original lollipop "T" sign - the ones we make today are not nearly so heavy!
Recently, we’ve been working with clients to get low- or no-interest financing when retrofitting existing signs with LED lights. This is just one of many ways business and commercial signage can be green - both environmentally and economically sound.
Small Business Sign Survey Reveals Generational Differences. FedEx Office Examines Signage Trends within the Small Business Community
More than half of small business owners find in-store signs and graphics effective in attracting customers to their business, according to a nationwide survey commissioned by FedEx. Do you recognize yourself in the patterns identified?
The English language is tricky & everyone makes grammar mistakes every now and then. This collection of grammar mistakes on signs in the U.S. is hilarious.
Language can be tricky sometimes. 20 funny grammar mistakes on signs in America - no, this is not our porfolio :)
Upgrading an old sign is often a very affordable way to update a business’s image and attract new customers. And, not surprisingly, updating an existing sign typically takes less time than designing, fabricating and installing a brand-new sign.
Multiple signs needed to be created, and installed, in five locations, under tough time constraints. Signage had to be durable, and as the client was a non-profit organization, the budget was non-negotiable. What did Metro's team say? Challenge accepted.
Designing and fabricating a sign is important, but having an excellent, professional paint application gives it that final, fabulous touch. This video of a Metro team member putting the final touches on a sign gives a behind-the-scenes look at the painting process. Is the video Oscar-worthy? You can decide.
Metro's creative team recently discussed some of their favorite signage projects of 2016. From banners and big, shining blades signs to freestanding signs you can't ignore to some fabulous interior wall signs, they're showcased here.
Renovating an old sign, especially converting from a fluorescent to an LED sign, can do more than provide a brighter, updated look for your business. Converting your sign to LED can offer ongoing savings on energy and maintenance costs. Here's how a Keene, NH restaurant discovered the difference.